Resources

Jigsaw Cooperative Learning Technique

We love the Jigsaw Technique! There are many positive things about learning with this strategy. Students must connect, reflect, and share their...

8 Steps to Great Digital Storytelling

While it's important for students to become creators of content rather than just consumers, the steps to get them creating a quality product are not...

What is Flipped Learning?

In this video, a science teacher talks about his take on flipped learning and why it works for his classroom. His goal is to help create students...

Crash Course Kids: An Educational YouTube Channel

This YouTube channel, inspired by brothers John Green (yes, the author!) and his brother Hank, is an upper-elementary version of their original...

Adobe Spark: Creating Videos

The great thing about creating a video in Adobe Spark is that it is very easy. Students of any age could use this as a way to tell their stories....

Teaching 5th Grade ELA With Tech

Are you working with a limited number of devices in your classroom? Do you need to create structured time for working with individual students? This...

Lesson Example: Character Exploration via Google Forms

Doc Appender is a great Add-on in Google Docs that allows you to get responses from a Google From and move them directly to a Google Doc. Are you...

Google Drive: Quick How To

This video is one of our favorites. It is jam packed full of great information for first time users of Google Drive. Remember if it moves a little...

Getting Students to Explore

For ReviewThe Pyxis team has created a document that will give you some tips on how to create new opportunities for your kids to explore during...

Technology Integration Matrix (TIM)

The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. This model is a bit more...

Lesson Example: Teaching Foreign Language

EDSITEment is a website dedicated to the teaching of Humanities. It's also a wealth of knowledge and resources for any teacher. This resource links...

Competency Based Education

Helping students set and attain personalized learning goals is the foundation for competency based educational learning models.  Competency...

UDL Embedded in Educational Laws

CAST is a nonprofit organization that has been instrumental in shaping the National UDL Task Force and embedding Universal Design for...

Reimagining Education with Drones

Drones are cool. Seeing things from a different perspective can be eye-opening and, even thrilling. How can we, as teachers, utilize this excitement...

Assessing Student Video Creation

Creating a digital story involves lots of elements, making it tricky to assess the video without considering all that came before the final product....

Create Better Lessons With Popplet

Having students create mind maps is a powerful way to assess their thinking and learning.  Mind maps can also be used as a way to visually...

Infographics: How to Do Research

Research is a key step in gaining knowledge about any field. In this video, the professional marketing team at Vertical Measures outline some great...